Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Taxonomy Code 204E00000X

Classification: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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Description

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to recognize and treat a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. They are also trained to administer anesthesia, and provide care in an office setting. They are trained to treat problems such as the extraction of wisdom teeth, misaligned jaws, tumors and cysts of the jaw and mouth, and to perform dental implant surgery.

Notes

Source: American College of Surgeons, 2013. [7/1/2013: definition added, source added, additional resources added]

Additional Resources: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

While this is generally considered a specialty of dentistry, physicians can also be board certified as oral and maxillofacial surgeons through the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Provider Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

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The NPI Database was last updated on 3/23/2017 with 5,161,821 records.

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